Trevor Rickerd and Ismail Cem Addemir speak at the Illinois State University Graduate Workers Union's last picket on Oct. 7. The union ratified its first contract on Friday. READ MORE HERE.
The Illinois State University Board of Trustees approved $24.4 million in renovations and improvements around campus during its October board meeting on Friday. It also approved a $558 million balanced budget for the 2022 fiscal year.
The Illinois State University Graduate Worker’s Union has voted to approve its first contract with the university. The union, as is normal, has declined to release exact vote numbers.
The staff at Illinois State University's Innovation Hub are looking for short-term solutions while seeking a permanent physical space. Their previous plans were derailed when the developer pulled out of the Trail East project last month.
ISU officials continue to plan for new, innovative ways to enhance its connection with the community. READ MORE HERE.
The new Illinois State University Multicultural Center held a soft opening for students at the start of the school year, but will officially open to the wider community with a ribbon cutting on Friday.
ISU plans to have a ribbon cutting for its new Multicultural Center this Friday at 2 p.m. READ MORE HERE.
District 87 Chief Financial and Facilities Officer Michael Cornale explains the districts uses of ESSER II and ESSER III grants.
Federal, state and local grants are a big part of Bloomington District 87's budget every year, and fiscal year 2022 is looking no different, the board learned Wednesday night.
An audit of finances at McLean County Unit 5 came back nearly clean with one finding from an external accounting firm.
Four staff members and 17 students at the elementary school currently are testing positive for COVID-19, and districtwide, more than 75 people are in quarantine.
Tom Michael, EIU’s director of athletics, pointed out the Panthers had 50 student athletes with perfect 4.0 grade point averages last school year.
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The planned Illinois State University Homecoming tree lighting celebration for tonight in Uptown Normal has been cancelled due to the weather.
Organizers said they wanted to let people know they're not going to "sit back and take it — we're going to make a change." READ MORE HERE.
Bloomington's Franklin Park was feeling the beats Saturday afternoon for a "Rhythm and Spray Paint" event.
The women’s march at Illinois State University is still on despite a delay from last weekend due to rainy weather. Organizers say it will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday on the ISU Quad.
Illinois State University biology professor Nathan Mortimer speaks about how a recent paper and research from his lab could someday be used to describe autoimmune disorders in humans. READ MORE HERE.
Vigil for Jelani Day is held at Illinois State University. READ MORE HERE.
A common household pest could explain how autoimmune disorders occur in humans. A recent paper by an Illinois State University professor and past and present students helps describe how fruit flies' immune systems avoid attacking their own tissue.
The bargaining team for the Graduate Workers Union at Illinois State University is supporting a yes vote on the last proposed contract from the school.